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Interior Decor-ranting

Do you have a moment for a little decor-rant? There are a few things that I’m really over.  Some trends I’m getting tired of.  Some things that drive me crazy. Before I start let me say that these are just my personal opinions.  Each of us should fill our homes with the things we love, that speak to us and make us happy.  What we don’t have to do is blindly follow trends that don’t work for our personal style and taste. As for me, I’m not in love with… Taxidermy. Of any kind. Real, fake, painted pink.  Deer, rhino, even unicorns. Oh, and antlers too.   If you live in a hunting lodge, ok, but in a nursery? Seems like a nightmare waiting to happen. Dining room… I personally don’t want to look at a dead animal’s head when I’m eating.  Or ever really.  So even though you are wildly popular, Taxidermy, I’m still not wild about you. Skulls. Really? I can’t believe I’m even saying this.  Who would have thought skulls would be …

Is your house having a mid-life crisis?

We often find that people who haven’t updated their homes in a while feel overwhelmed, don’t know where to start and end up doing nothing.  This can lead to a serious mid-life crisis for your home.  The good news is that this kind of mid-life crisis can be relatively inexpensive and easy to fix. I have some suggestions for updates that are actually very wise investments in your home.  Investments, why?  Because these are things that will make your home look not only more beautiful, but also up-to-date and cared for.  And homes that are cared for hold their value.   It’s just common sense. Here are 3 very important things to consider when investing in updates for your home.  Of course there are more, but these will get you off to a great start. 1.  Replace dated brass light fixtures and ceiling fans. Brass is coming back in in a huge way.  The new brass has a softer patina, a more vintage feel and looks something like this gorgeous thing: I’m taking about getting …